Steamed Hot and Sour Chicken

Steamed Hot and Sour Chicken


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This is a Chinese method of steaming chicken simply and then serving with a flavourful dressing. Perfect in summer as it is served room temperature.

Cathie Victoria, Australia

Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons fresh coriander, chopped
  • 5cm ginger, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons sliced spring onions
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 400g boneless, skinless chicken thigh fillets

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Combine all ingredients except chicken thighs and peanut oil in a heatproof bowl.
  2. Heat the peanut oil in a saucepan until the surface starts to shimmer then pour over the ingredients in the bowl. Stir to combine and set aside.
  3. Place the chicken on a plate that fits inside a steamer basket. Steam, covered, about 14 minutes or until tender. Remove chicken from steamer and let rest 5 minutes.
  4. Cut chicken into 1cm slices and arrange on a platter. Spoon over the dressing.

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